Joe Klein Shreds Bibi Netanyahu

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I virtually never just post a video and say "Watch this." But, well, watch this. It's eminent journalist Joe Klein on Morning Joe today, and it easily justifies enduring the 30-second ad that precedes it. Klein not only speaks with uncommon frankness about Bibi Netanyahu's recent behavior--he also goes on to say several sensible things about Iran and the idea of attacking it.


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If you want some background on the recent tension-bordering-on-open-conflict between Netanyahu and President Obama, here's my thumbnail summary.

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Wright is also a fellow at the New America Foundation and editor in chief of Bloggingheads.tv. His other books include Nonzero, which was named a New York Times Book Review Notable Book in 2000 and included on Fortune magazine's list of the top 75 business books of all-time. Wright's best-selling book The Moral Animal was selected as one of the ten best books of 1994 by The New York Times Book Review.Wright has contributed to The Atlantic for more than 20 years. He has also contributed to a number of the country's other leading magazines and newspapers, including: The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Time, and Slate, and the op-ed pages of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Financial Times. He is the recipient of a National Magazine Award for Essay and Criticism and his books have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

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